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- Kelton Brackett
Kelton Brackett

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
Blount HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 186

Position:
Cornerback

Birthdate:
05/04/1994

Experience:
2L



Entering third season at UAB and is one of team's most experienced defensive backs ... has made 10 starts in first two seasons as a Blazer ... listed as preseason starter at corner coming out of spring practice.

2013: Made seven starts and played in 11 games for the Blazers ... finished season with 31 tackles and had a pair of tackles for loss ... led team in pass breakups with eight ... had one interception (vs. East Carolina) with a return of nine yards ... forced a fumble in road game at UTSA.

2012: Saw action in the secondary in all 12 games for the Blazers and enjoyed productive first year at UAB ... finished the season with three starts (Ohio State, Tulsa and Tulane) ... registered 30 tackles on the season to tie for 10th on the squad ... recorded 18 solo hits ... had a pair of forced fumbles (Troy and South Carolina) ... posted a season-high five tackles in contest at Houston ... tallied four tackles against Tulsa, Southeastern Louisiana and Memphis ... also excelled in the classroom in first year as he was named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Attended Blount High School in Mobile ... three-year letterwinner under head coach Kelvin Sigler at Blount ... a three-star recruit and rated as No. 35 overall recruit in the state of Alabama according to Scout.com ... named the 20th-best player in the state of Alabama by MaxPreps.com ... was selected as a first-team all-state performer by Scout.com and was an honorable mention all-state selection by The Birmingham News and the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... led the state Class 6A region with four interceptions in 2011 ... ranked as 43rd best prospect in state by Rivals.com ... selected to compete at the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic ... recorded a pair of tackles, a forced fumble and a tackle-for-loss in the all-star game ... finished his senior year with 43 tackles (31 solo and 12 assists), four tackles for loss and 12 pass break-ups.

Personal: Born May 4, 1994 at Prichard, Ala. ... son of Shierlyn Brackett ... major is math reasoning.